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Appendix table 2. Nonfarm business sector: Revised labor productivity, hourly compensation, unit labor costs, and prices, seasonally adjusted



Appendix table 2.
 Nonfarm business sector: Revised labor productivity, hourly compensation, unit labor costs, and
 prices, seasonally adjusted.

                                                           Real
                                                Hourly     hourly                Unit       Implicit
 Year          Labor                            compen-    compen-     Unit      nonlabor   price
 and           produc-               Hours      sation     sation      labor     payments   deflator
 quarter       tivity     Output     worked     (1)        (2)         costs     (3)        (4)
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                       Percent change from previous quarter at annual rate(5)

 2017 ANNUAL    1.2 r       2.8 r      1.5        3.5        1.3        2.2 r      0.9 r      1.7 r

 2017 IV        1.3 r       4.7 r      3.3        5.5 r      2.3 r      4.1 r      0.4 r      2.5 r
      III       2.5 r       3.8 r      1.3        5.2 r      3.0 r      2.7 r      1.2 r      2.0 r
      II       -0.1 r       2.1 r      2.2        2.4 r      2.0 r      2.5 r     -1.0 r      1.0 r
      I         1.0 r       2.4 r      1.3        3.9 r      1.0 r      2.9 r     -0.3 r      1.5 r

 2016 ANNUAL    0.3         1.8 r      1.5        1.1       -0.2        0.7 r      1.3 r      1.0  

 2016 IV        2.5 r       3.4 r      0.9        4.3        1.7        1.7 r      1.9 r      1.8 r
      III       1.2 r       2.4        1.2        1.7 r     -0.2 r      0.5 r      2.5 r      1.4 r
      II       -0.1 r       1.1 r      1.2        1.1 r     -1.7 r      1.3 r      5.8 r      3.2 r
      I         0.9 r       2.5 r      1.6        0.1 r      0.2 r     -0.9        0.4 r     -0.3 r

 2015 ANNUAL    1.6 r       3.7 r      2.1        3.1        3.0 r      1.6 r     -0.4        0.7 r

 2015 IV       -2.2 r       0.4 r      2.6       -0.2       -0.3 r      2.0 r     -3.2 r     -0.3  
      III       1.1 r       1.4 r      0.3        1.6 r      0.1 r      0.5        1.6 r      1.0 r
      II        1.5 r       3.4 r      1.9        3.3 r      0.5 r      1.7 r      2.4 r      2.0 r
      I         3.7 r       4.6 r      0.8        5.3        8.0 r      1.6 r     -3.4 r     -0.6 r
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                     Percent change from corresponding quarter of previous year

 2017 ANNUAL    1.2 r       2.8 r      1.5        3.5        1.3        2.2 r      0.9 r      1.7 r

 2017 IV        1.2 r       3.2 r      2.0        4.3 r      2.1 r      3.0 r      0.1 r      1.8  
      III       1.5 r       2.9 r      1.4        4.0 r      1.9 r      2.4 r      0.4 r      1.6 r
      II        1.2         2.6        1.4        3.1 r      1.1 r      1.9 r      0.8 r      1.4  
      I         1.2         2.3 r      1.2        2.8 r      0.2 r      1.6 r      2.4 r      1.9  

 2016 ANNUAL    0.3         1.8 r      1.5        1.1       -0.2        0.7 r      1.3 r      1.0  

 2016 IV        1.1         2.4        1.2        1.8 r      0.0        0.6 r      2.6 r      1.5 r
      III       0.0 r       1.6        1.6        0.7       -0.5 r      0.7 r      1.3 r      1.0 r
      II       -0.1 r       1.4 r      1.4        0.7 r     -0.4 r      0.7 r      1.1 r      0.9  
      I         0.3 r       1.9 r      1.6        1.2 r      0.1 r      0.8 r      0.3 r      0.6  

 2015 ANNUAL    1.6 r       3.7 r      2.1        3.1        3.0 r      1.6 r     -0.4        0.7 r

 2015 IV        1.0 r       2.4 r      1.4        2.5 r      2.0 r      1.5 r     -0.7 r      0.5 r
      III       1.1 r       3.0 r      1.9        3.6 r      3.4 r      2.5 r     -1.8 r      0.6 r
      II        1.8 r       4.3 r      2.5        3.9        3.8        2.1 r     -0.8 r      0.8 r
      I         2.4 r       5.2 r      2.7        2.6        2.7 r      0.2 r      1.7        0.8 r
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                                          Indexes 2012=100

 2017 ANNUAL  104.6 r     114.4 r    109.4 r    112.4 r    105.1 r    107.5 r    105.9 r    106.8 r

 2017 IV      105.2 r     116.1 r    110.4 r    114.4 r    106.0 r    108.8 r    106.1 r    107.6 r
      III     104.8 r     114.8 r    109.5 r    112.9 r    105.4 r    107.7 r    106.0 r    107.0 r
      II      104.2 r     113.7 r    109.2 r    111.4 r    104.7 r    107.0 r    105.7 r    106.4 r
      I       104.2 r     113.1 r    108.6 r    110.8 r    104.1 r    106.3 r    105.9 r    106.2 r

 2016 ANNUAL  103.3 r     111.3 r    107.8 r    108.6 r    103.7 r    105.1 r    105.0 r    105.0 r

 2016 IV      103.9 r     112.5 r    108.2 r    109.7 r    103.9 r    105.6 r    106.0 r    105.8 r
      III     103.3 r     111.5 r    108.0 r    108.6 r    103.4 r    105.1 r    105.5 r    105.3 r
      II      103.0 r     110.8 r    107.6 r    108.1 r    103.5 r    105.0 r    104.9 r    104.9 r
      I       103.0 r     110.5 r    107.3 r    107.8 r    103.9 r    104.7 r    103.4 r    104.1 r

 2015 ANNUAL  103.0 r     109.4 r    106.2 r    107.4 r    103.9 r    104.3 r    103.6 r    104.0 r

 2015 IV      102.8 r     109.9 r    106.9 r    107.8 r    103.9 r    104.9 r    103.3 r    104.2 r
      III     103.3 r     109.8 r    106.2 r    107.9 r    104.0 r    104.4 r    104.2 r    104.3 r
      II      103.1 r     109.4 r    106.1 r    107.4 r    103.9 r    104.2 r    103.7 r    104.0 r
      I       102.7 r     108.5 r    105.6 r    106.6 r    103.8 r    103.8 r    103.1 r    103.5 r
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 See footnotes following Table 6.                                                    August 14, 2020
 r=revised                                                        Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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